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IWPS Representatives

The Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge has sent a venue representative to every Individual World Poetry Slam since the event’s inception in 2004. For more information on the venue’s process for selecting the annual representative for IWPS, see the pages on the World Qualifier Slams.

The following poets have previously qualified to represent the venue at IWPS:

2018: JR Mahung (October 10-13 in San Diego, Calif.)
2017: Zeke Russell (October 11-14 in Spokane, Wash.)
2016: Neiel Israel (October 12-15 in Flagstaff, Ariz.)
2015: Sean Patrick Mulroy (October 8-10 in Washington, D.C.)
2014: Sean Patrick Mulroy (October 9-11 in Phoenix, Ariz.)
2013: Bobby Crawford (October 2-5 in Spokane, Wash.)
2012: Mckendy Fils-Aimé (October 3-6 in Fayetteville, Ark.)
2011: April Ranger (October 12-15 in Cleveland, Ohio)
2010: Carrie Rudzinski (December 8-11 in Charlotte, N.C.)
2009: April Ranger(October 8-10 in Berkeley, Calif.)
2008: Erich Hagan (December 10-13 in Charlotte, N.C.)
2007: Brian S. Ellis (January 31 to February 3 in Vancouver, B.C.)
2006: Eric Darby (February 1-4 in Charlotte, N.C.)
2005: Michael Brown (February 10-12 in Worcester, Mass.)
2004: James Caroline (February 4-7 in Greenville, S.C.)